April 28, 2016 / Nature
Jane Qiu
Grantee Jane Qiu speaks to Nature’s Adam Levy about how the effects of last year's earthquake in Nepal could be felt for years or even decades.
Debris of the monstrous Langtang avalanche
April 27, 2016 / EGU Blogs
Jane Qiu
Venturing into the landslide-riddled terrains of the Langtang Valley has proved to be more perilous than expected.
Daunting challenge of quake recovery in Langtang
April 27, 2016 / SciDev.Net
Jane Qiu
This photo essay documents how Nepal’s landslide problems have been exacerbated by last year’s earthquake and the daunting challenges this poses to reconstruction, especially in remote mountain...
November 23, 2013 / Untold Stories
Anup Kaphle
Since Nepal abolished the monarchy in 2008, this country of 27 million has struggled to figure out how to create a government structure that would incorporate the diverse population.
November 20, 2013 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
The U.S.-educated Ujwal Thapa, an entrepreneur and independent candidate, says he wants to stir up Nepali politics.
November 17, 2013 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
Nepalis go to the polls Tuesday to choose a special assembly to write a new constitution and try to end a period of political drift. But many here fear that no single party will get a clear majority.
November 17, 2013
Anup Kaphle
A special election in Nepal fuels hope for an end to years of gridlock but thousands of Nepalis are voting with their feet—leaving the country in pursuit of better opportunities.
November 2, 2013 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Gonzalez, Steven E. Matzker
Photography is what and how the photographer sees—not what the photographer uses. See how photographers Steve Matzker and Jennifer Gonzalez used their iPhones to document their time in Nepal.
October 18, 2013 / The Washington Post
Stephen Franklin
Traffic has turned Kathmandu into less than a Shangri-la. Motorbikes, narrow alleys and muddy streets spoil the charm and safety of the city.
Image by Steve Matzker. Nepal, 2013.
October 1, 2013
Steven E. Matzker, Jennifer Gonzalez
While Nepal’s hydropower potential is great, economic, health and environmental impacts from dams are emerging. Steve Matzker and Jennifer Gonzalez explore water rights issues in the region.
October 1, 2013 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Gonzalez, Steven E. Matzker
In the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains, indigenous people are taking a stand against the construction of a high dam along the Koshi River in southeastern Nepal.
September 5, 2013 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Miller
Jennifer Miller talks about Nepal's dental health crisis and an unlikely hero.
September 4, 2013 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Miller
Technicians at not-for-profit dental clinics in Nepal receive special training in procedures that allow them to do simple fillings and extractions in areas that lack electricity.